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Biomass Preparation, Handling & Storage Workshop

The operation and financial success of any biomass-to-energy facility requires its operators to utilize high-quality, consistent biomass feedstocks. The Biomass Preparation, Handling & Storage Workshop agenda will allow producers to take an in-depth look at the latest innovations and strategies in biomass handling and compare it to their own. Whether producers are sourcing wood chips from a handful of trusted suppliers for a campus boiler or are a biorefinery working to gather, store and convert hundreds of thousands of tons of agricultural residues, this agenda will offer practical value.

Presentations may include, but are not limited to:
  • Energy efficient particle size reduction approaches
  • Effective conveyance strategies
  • Dust management, spark detection and spark arrest
  • Preventing feedstock quality degradation
  • In-situ feedstock processing and biomass upgrading
  • Manufacturing biomass intermediates
  • Cost-effective biomass storage options and system
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General Registration

If you have any questions on registration or rates please give us a call at 866-746-8385.

Workshop Registration* $299.00

Add-on to Biomass Conference $249.00

*Price includes admission to all pre-conference events, and food and beverage, to the International Biomass Conference & Expo's Grand Opening & Welcome Reception on Monday night


Monday, March 18

7:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am – 10:00 am A Matter of Scale: What We’ve Learned While Building Some of the World’s Largest Biomass Supply Chains
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  • Magnus Rundqwist, Manager, Global Bulk Sales, BRUKS SIWERTELL
    Biomass Transformation: What Equipment does it Really Take to Move Biomass from U.S. Forests to a Power Plant in the UK?
  • Additional Speakers TBA
10:00 am – 10:30 am Refreshment Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm A Rubric for Selecting the Right Biomass Handling Equipment for Your Operation
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  • Dane Floyd, President, Biomass Engineering & Equipment
    The Latest Advances in Biomass Conveyors
  • Ladan Naimi, Founder/Researcher, Presize Technologies
    Performance and Selection of Industrial Drum Chippers
  • Additional Speakers TBA
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Go with the Flow: The Ongoing Efforts to Make the Movement of Biomass through a Production Facility more Efficient
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  • Jeff Hrytzak, Business Development, Kamengo Technology Inc.
    Handling Biomass: The Three Root Causes of Bin Hang-ups and Intermittent Discharge
  • Neal Yancey, Engineer, Idaho National Laboratory
    Understanding the Effects of Uneven Flow in Biomass Processing and Handling and How to Get Control of the Process
  • Jordan Klinger, Bioenergy Technologies, Idaho National Laboratory
    Flow Behavior of Particulate Pine Forest Residues and Corn Stover Experiments and Simulations
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Networking Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm The Interplay between Biomass Handling, Storage and Fire Risk Abatement
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  • Eric Rund, Owner/Operator, Rund Farms - Green Flame Energy
    Harvesting, Handling, and Storing Non-densified Miscanthus
  • Holger Streetz, Board Director & International Operations Manager, Bathan AG
    Handling Second Degree Feedstock
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Grand Opening & Welcome Reception for the International Biomass Conference & Expo

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